New Jersey Expands Earned Sick Leave and Temporary Disability Benefits Laws To Clarify Coronavirus-Related Eligibility

On March 25, 2020, the Governor of New Jersey signed into law legislation expanding the state’s existing Earned Sick Leave Law and Temporary Disability Benefits Law, to cover additional leaves of absence necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Generally, the legislation amends the laws to define employee eligibility for paid leave benefits during times when the … Continued

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed into Law By President Trump

President Trump signed into law Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which passed in a 90-8 vote in the Senate. The final version of the legislation contains important changes from the iteration of the bill discussed in our earlier published blog including eligible leave reasons, leave compensation caps, and voluntary exclusions … Continued

Coronavirus and the Workforce: California State Agencies Issue Guidance

At ReedGroup, we manage employee leaves of absence, so we are acutely aware that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing huge disruption for most employers. ReedGroup will continue to offer its clients coronavirus guidance as developments arise in the coming days and weeks. As COVID-19 cases rise rapidly in the United States, administrative agencies have … Continued

Nevada Employees Win Big With State Mandated Paid Time Off

Nevada followed in the footsteps of Maine last week and enacted legislation that requires large private-sector employers to provide paid leave that can be used for any purpose. Senate Bill No. 312’s provisions go into effect on January 1, 2020. Paid Leave Entitlement Nevada’s paid leave law requires employers with 50 or more employees to … Continued